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the stabbing of a baby girl. details are next. >> after another big night, mitt romney goes into full general election mode. morewe're back with springlike temperatures today. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> let's talk about today. >> you'll want to take in light jacket with the because it is chilly. we'll turn the corner and get back to where we should be temperature-wise. today we will make it into the 60's. 41 right now at the airport. take a light jacket to start the
day. high temperatures will climb into the upper 60's with a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be a fairly nice day. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. a couple of problems. we start in the city on washington boulevard and mlk boulevard, an accident. greenmount avenue is shut down because of a movie shoot. ridge road and main street, a disabled vehicle. doing pretty well as far as delays. 11 minutes on the west side. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 down towards 32. this is traffic on 95 at the fort mchenry. we had some debris cleared from the tunnel. moving well at the harbor tunnel and to and from the eastern
shore at 50 at sandy point. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a baltimore city woman is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation after police say she stabbed her daughter. >> department is facing some tough questions about safety. jennifer franciotti is live with more on the story. >> good morning. this unfolded around 10:00 yesterday morning inside the department of social services office. they handle foster care. it is the office on biddle street, where parents have supervised visits with their children. the baby's mother was visiting the child when she pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed the child. the baby was taken to johns hopkins children's center. police say she is expected to survive. >> you have to go through a
metal detector. how did that happen? they were in protective custody. how did the child get stabbed? she is supposed to be protected. >> that woman lives in the neighborhood and saw some of the events unfold after the stabbing. ors insidemetal detective the building. the woman is undergoing a mental health evaluation. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a police detective is suspended as please look into allegations he abused his police powers while looking for his own missing child. daniel nicholson is a veteran on the force. he is accused of conducting an unauthorized trade on a home last weekend. baltimore county police were handling the case of a missing
girl who was since been found. have been complaints by people targeted in the raid. a man was shot in northeast baltimore. this was that winston avenue. homicide detectives were called to the scene. no word on a suspect or possible motive. >> new details surrounding the suspicious death of a baltimore mother. she was discovered inside a home on a monday afternoon. homicide detectives say there were obvious signs of trauma. neighbors report that she moved get somereturn to r personal items. >> i see all of them playing. they're still bring those kids over so they can play together. >> an autopsy is being performed to determine the exact cause of
death. the court of appeals declared unconstitutional part of a state law that lets police collect dna samples on anyone convicted of committing a violent crime. a spokesman said the attorney general's office is reviewing the decision. >> mitt romney is looking ahead to the general collection. they are starting to sow their message. tara mergener has this morning's 20 chauffer port. >> good morning. after piling on even more delegates to his already big lead, mitt romney can turn to the general election. a clean sweep for mitt romney on tuesday.
>> tonight i can say thank you, america. >> winning five primaries in connecticut, pennsylvania, delaware, new york, and rhode island. >> hold on belong there -- hold longer.e longttlet >> a better america begins tonight. >> sounding like the republican nominee, mitt romney made his remarks on prime-time tv from new hampshire, where he won his first primary. >> what do we have to show for president obama? is it easier to make ends meet? >> no! >> he is able to focus on building his war chest and battling president obama. >> i'm not kidding now. in a murder, we do not quit -- in america, we do not quit. >> dissatisfaction on the economy may make the president vulnerable. he told college students at
north carolina and colorado to be patient. >> we still have a lot of work to do to rebuild this economy so that it lasts and it is solid and it is firm. >> president obama campaigned in iowa. mitt romney is stepping up his fund-raising efforts this week with stops in new york and new jersey. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> still no agreement on a special session. the house speaker was a vague about the outcome of tuesday's meeting. mike miller can know what was some positives. >> we agree to have a special session and have this resolved in may. >> what both houses had agreed to on the final night but there is some tweaking biggest they have left $60 million unaccounted for. >> second special session could be called to take up the issue of casino operations in prince
george's county. >> 6;08. 42 degrees on tv hill -- 6:08. how you can get a free hotel stay. >> new fears about mad cow disease. >> how is your financial fidelity? what a new survey says your spouse may be hiding. >> experience rich history right in your own back yard. we will have details in just a few minutes. >> a pretty nice ride with a few problems.
>> good morning. 50 degrees downtown at the inner harbor. that is not far from where i am. i am live at fort mchenry. we're inside the visitor center. we're learning about the fun things you can do in your own backyard. things you can do on less than a tank of gas. >> the fort mchenry summer begins with memorial day.
i have a different uniform. fort mchenry will go from 8:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on memorial day. have a new program that we're starting about some of the unexplained phenomenon of fort mchenry. memorial day is a solid holiday. -- solemn holiday. in national moment of remembrance at 3:00 p.m. and taking the fort beyond the fort ubornoing to mount all b cemetery and then loudoun park national where the veteran's graves are. thing start rolling here at memorial day. >> that whole weekend coming up. people can come there and half
all of those events right here in baltimore. >> that rolls into the summer. fort mchenry is famous for the war of 1812. we will have a summer tattoo ceremony. toe.alking about the tap on july 14, bastille day, we will have a special civil war ceremony at fort mchenry. it is free. >> we will be talking about this all morning long. let's get a quick check of the forecast. scattered showers as the storm is pulling away. we will go back to tony. you're not going to get an tattoo at the ceremony. >> i already have a lightning
bolt. and they clash. what is the name of the band? >> the wildcat band. >> i have two of their cd's. i'm looking for to seeing them live. you have to take people to fort mchenry and check it out. 36 degrees at frederick. a cold start. it will warm up fast. we should make it into the upper 60's this afternoon. a little disturbance is producing a touch of cloud cover. no precipitation. those clouds should move off the coast. we'll have a mixture of sun and clouds. the next system will go was a chance for rain is coming across
the upper midwest and producing some showers around minnesota. that could be in here as early as tonight. there will be scattered showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. today should be a nice day. a mixture of sun and clouds. warmer than the last couple of days after the chilly start. upper 60's. that is where we should be this time of year. the record is 94 on this date. into the weekend, scattered showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. temperatures will be close to 70. then it will turn a kind of chilly. the wind will come out of the northeast and the temperatures will struggle to get out of the 50's. a chance for some rain on saturday. it should clear up on sunday with some sunshine in the afternoon. 6:15. here is sarah. >> good morning.
a nice start. no major delays to report. a couple of accidents. we start at mlk boulevard at washington boulevard. we have some of fire department activity. closures along greenmount avenue over towards 27th because of the movie shoot. travel flights are malfunctioning -- traffic lights are malfunctioning. 95 is southbound traffic and running smoothly through the tunnel. looking any presuppose ride to and from the bay bridge and the eastern shore. -- looking at a smooth ride. spathat is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a hearing on the oversight of the department of homeland security. janet napolitano is expected to
testify. two more employees with the secret service resigned yesterday. police are looking for a gunman after a woman was shot in the parking lot of the trade school. the woman was rushed to the hospital. her condition is not being released. police are not releasing a possible motive for the shooting. motion to dismiss all charges against a private. the defense says prosecutors have been slow in sharing required information. the only remedy is to throw out the charges. this involves private bradley manning and wikileaks. >> federal officials are trying to ease concerns over mad cow disease.
an infected cow was discovered in california. the u.s. department of agriculture said it is proved the testing system works and people should not be concerned about this one case of mad cow disease. a survey of 23,000 people has found 37% of men and 56% of women admit they have lied to the park about money. women are nearly twice as likely as men to hide purchases or receipts from their partner. hmm. one-third of women say they earned the money so they deserve to spend it. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. have you kept any financial secrets from your spouse or partner? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. you can remain anonymous, by the way. howard johnsons are offering a free night stay. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the only direction to go is up after hitting a rock bottom. u.s. housing bottom is showing signs of stabilization as demand improves. said the crash is over. we may get more proof tomorrow. the report on pending home sales for march. taking a close look at apple's shares. they posted a surge in quarterly profits on strong ipad and iphone sales. mixed close on wall street yesterday. the bloomberg maryland index was
up fractionally. a free state at howard johnson's if your name is don draper. this is a tribute to the character on "mad man." any travel with the legal name dawn tripper can book a free night now through may 8. now the official site for details. amc is not a sponsor for this promotion. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thanks, jane. >> 6:20. 42 degrees on tv hill. will ron artest be suspended? keith mills will have the answer coming upp.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. that skill you up to date on the problems we are tracking. -- let's give you up to date. we have an accident at mlk boulevard and washington street. closures remain in effect along greenmount avenue between 25 and
27th. malfunctioning traffic lights at 100. heavier in the southbound direction. this is 295. out on traffic is heavier at this hour -- southbound traffic is heavier at this hour. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. it is little chilly. no precipitation. upper 40's and low 40's. 41 at the airport. 50 downtown. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be warmer this afternoon. high temperatures into the upper 60's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. here is keith mills, the man. >> thank you.
good morning. sometimes it is better to be lucky than good, or both. the orioles open their homestand with a win over the blue jays. a matt wieters home run hit the glove of eric thames and bounced into the stands. tommy hunter made the start. 8 moonshot -- a moon shot. hunter pitched well. escobar gave up three hits. matt wieters off henderson alvarez. a line shot. watch eric thames. the ball goes into the stands.
pedro strop in to close it out. the orioles win. a good start to this season for the orioles. round one of the nfl draft is set for tomorrow night. 337 on saturday. the colts with the first pick and they have made it official ndrew luckve made and to lock their top pick. they let peyton manning go to denver. the redskins will take robert griffin iii. the nba playoffs begin on sunday and it will not include metta world peace, not at the start. the former ron artest was
suspended. he will miss tomorrow's regular season finale and the first six games of the playoffs. the lakers open up against denver. artest might meet harden again. you hope he can come back. he is a bit player. -- he is a good player. >> police say the mother is in custody after a stabbing her baby daughter. i'm jennifer franciotti. details are next. >> police make another arrest in the st. patrick's day assault. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. tracking a couple of problems in
welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. we can expect a typical spring day today? >> pretty much. we'll get the temperatures back into the 60's. we were in the 40's on monday. today we will get up to 67 or 68. it is chilly right now. expect a mixture of sun and clouds. we come back and we'll check the forecast going through the weekend. stay with us. >> a reunion between a mother and infant turns violent. >> the mother is in custody and the baby is in the hospital. jennifer franciotti is live with details for us. good morning. >> this mother is accused of stabbing her baby during a supervised visit. police want to know how this was able to happen inside a secure
building. the stabbing happened about 10:00 yesterday morning. they handle foster care. >> a whole bunch of police and an ambulance. >> people were running. people were coming out screaming. >> police and paramedics scrambled when called after the baby was stabbed. >> they brought the baby out on the structure. >> one of the workers had a bunch of blood on his leg. >> this office is where biological parents have supervised visits with their children in foster care. >> at some point the mother became irate, pulled out a kitchen knife and began stabbing the baby. >> the baby was rushed to johns hopkins children's center. her mother is in custody. an investigation is underway to find out how the mother got in with the kitchen knife. >> how can somebody get in
social services with a kitchen knife? -- butcher knife? you have to go through a metal detector. how did that happen? they were in protective custody. how did the child get stabbed? she was supposed to be protected. >> the baby is supposed to survive. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are investigating the shooting it northwest baltimore. the victim was found shot in the chest after 10:00 p.m. last night. he was taken to sinai hospital but did not survive. no word as to who may of shot him or why. please credit community involvement in making a third arrest in the st. patrick's day assault. 18-year-old deangelo carter was arrested. one of his relatives turned him
in. >> we were able to work with family members of the suspect and track him down. >> this case has been brought forward by people calling in to the police department with more information and locations on these individuals. >> police are still looking for a fourth suspect. >> a judge will decide the fate of two brothers. eli and avi werdesheim have opted for a bench trial. public interest in the trayvon martin case made it impossible for them to find an impartial jury. the deaths of five people and prince george's county blamed on carbon monoxide poisoning. >> five adults were found in an oxon hill home on tuesday. investigators believe a faulty furnace flooded the home with
the deadly gas. >> in the exhaust piping. >> investigators found no working detectors inside the home. >> new superintendent is wasting no time getting to work. dr. lillian lowery was in town to sign a new contract and to meet her new staff. she's anxious to visit schools. >> i need to know and let them know me. this keeps us focused and it reminds us why we come here each day and the work that we do to give the taxpayers a return on their investment. >> her first official day on the job is july 1. welcome to baltimore. >> was the master of ceremonies for the 32nd annual event at the
marriott hunt valley. cam cameron was the guest speaker for the night. the words focus on the effectiveness of the department an. encourage the development of innovative projects. awards were given out for committee service an exceptional performance. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. let's do you up to date on your morning commute. we start in the city along mlk boulevard at washington boulevard, we have an accident. fire activity at a 37 street and elm street. northbound stoughton river parkway, watch for defective traffic lights -north- down snowden parkway. as is southbound traffic and
more volume in that direction as folks make the way down towards the beltway. the j.f.x. in pretty good shape. this is the b-w parkway at 175 and moving well until you get to 32. that is one of volume starts to build. ava marie joins us live from fort mchenry and she is with ranger vince. visitor live inside the and education center which was newly renovated. you can come see this new center. this week is national park week. >> open a o'clock until 5:00 p.m., seven days. -- open 8:00 until 5:00. >> the birthplace of the national anthem.
vince will teach what he knows about what happened in baltimore. all this fun events happening at fort mchenry this summer. a quick check of the forecast. to see not a bad week to enjoy the national parks. we expect temperatures to warm back up -- it is not a bad week to enjoy the national parks. 62 on friday and saturday. temperatures are closer to normal. come out and enjoy your national parks. >> i love the wardrobe changes. >> he is quick and very enthused about his work and he is good at it. >> 6:37. 42 degrees on tv hill. this driver took a wrong turn. >> we are still taking your
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dangers. keepers at the zoo hope the baby will be accepted by the other animals once he is integrated back into the fold. >> a driver in paris took a wrong turn while looking for a place to park. the driver mistook a subway entrance for a parking garage and ended up in this awkward situation. police cordoned off the scene as locals stop to stair and took pictures. -- stopped to stare. the driver was pulled out without any damage. >> that is a hilarious. that makes me feel better when parking. 42 degrees on tv hill.
>> it looked like a parking spot. things are getting busier out there. problems to avoid, coming up. >> that is what happens when you drive on the wrong side of the streets. we have some rain to discuss. here's a look outside. a few clouds around baltimore. 41 at the airport. 41 at the airport. stay
looking for his missing daughter. daniel nicholson is a veteran of the force and the lead investigator on the phylicia barnes case. is accused of conducting an illegal raid. the missing girl has been found. police make a third arrest in the st. patrick's day assault that when viral. investigators say one of carter in.relatives turned him ma man was shot in northeast baltimore. this was a winston avenue. homicide detectives were called to the scene. no word on a suspect or possible motive. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute.
no new problems to report. we are tracking an accident in the city along mlk boulevard and washington boulevard. 7th streetity along 3/7 stre and elm street. greenmount avenue and continued closures between 25 and 27 because of the movie shoot. effective traffic lights along northbound snowden river parkway -- defective traffic lights. inner loop traffic towards the j.f.x. this is coldspring. southbound traffic looks pretty good at the moment. you'll start to tap the brakes to the construction zone. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we joined ava marie at the
fort mchenry. >> i'm hoping to make a fashion statement this morning. we're live at the fort mchenry and here with ranger vince. >> i am park ranger. city official outfit -- this is the official alfred. it is the bicentennial this year -- this is the official outfit. this is ranger jim. we have all that this summer. >> you wear many hats. it is almost like a layer cake. so many things going on. civil war history and the war of 1812.
kids can become a junior park rangers. >> you can find all the information on the website. we'll have a song. ♪ thank you, thank you. conditionsing dry over baltimore. we have another storm on the way. we're ready to do our yankee doodle dandy. >> i'm impressed. 3 wardrobe changes. >> i think he will start a fashion statement. >> get it now. here first.re firsit >> thank you.
41 at the airport. 48 in mount airy. 44 in frederick. you guys in the northwest suburbs are starting in the 30's. take a light jacket with you. a couple of things are happening. we have a disturbance drifted off the mid atlantic coast. it is not producing any precipitation. there is some cloud cover with that. that will move off the coast. around minneapolis, you can see some rain and down towards chicago. that will be our next weather maker. that will be in perhaps as soon as midnight tonight. up until then, the weather will be just fine. a chilly start. a mixture of sun and clouds. variable winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour. the average high temperature is 68. monday we were in the 40's
yesterday, mostly in the 50's. as choppy if you take -- not as top if you take the boat out today. scattered thunderstorms are possible on thursday. a touch warmer with a high near 70 degrees. into the weekend, the wind was shipped to the north and northeast. it will turn much cooler. low 60's friday, saturday, and sunday and there could be some showers on saturday and sunday. it is a little iffy. for rainy a 40% chance on saturday and sunday. >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. the rest of a mother after she allegedly stabbed her infant daughter.
jennifer franciotti joins us live from city police headquarters with more on this. good morning. >> good morning. this unfolded around 10:00 yesterday morning inside the department of social services office. they handle foster care. it is the office on biddle street, where parents have supervised visits with their children. the baby's mother was visiting her child when she pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed the child. the baby was taken to johns hopkins children's center. police say she is expected to survive. the mother is in custody and undergoing a mental health investigation. >> do we know how the mother was able to get a knife into the building? >> it is under state investigation how she was able to get inside with that butcher knife. >> thank you. n curry.n cur
>> good morning. we are following breaking news. police are st. it is possible that madeleine mccann could still be alive billick five years after she disappeared. the have released this new computer image showing what she might look like now. we're live in london. a mother took this picture to deal with what she called was disrespectful behavior. some said the mother went too far. is the most beautiful woman -- who is the most beautiful woman? >> 6:52. 42 degrees on tv hill. still ahead, your answer is to r
>> time to get to one of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- have you kept any financial secrets from your spouse or partner? >> is this you or a different stan? [laughter] >> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> perfectly understandable.
>> when i first got married and found out how much it cost to get your hair done -- iran's is blessed -- it purines is bless -- ignorance is bliss. >> afire activity and elm street. an accident on liberty heights. greenmount avenue is closed because of a movie shoot. for a defective traffic lights on snowden river parkway -- is the j.f.x. down towards the construction zone. very heavy now. >> a normal day temperature- wise. >> it will feel a very nice. upper 30's and low 40's right
now. we should make it up to 67 this afternoon. 70 tomorrow. then it will get kind of chilly going into the weekend. upper 60's on friday, saturday, and sunday and some rain on saturday into sunday morning. >> if you're looking for more weather and traffic together, be sure to join us this morning for 11 news at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. >> there you'll find more local news as well as up-to-date traffic and weather information. you can find it on comcast channel 208, verizon fios 460, and 11-2. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one.